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Sep 28, 2010 12:00pm EDT
>>> we have breaking news, a building has been evacuated. what can you tell us. >>> we're at the medical office building on the grounds of sinai hospital. a short time ago, the officials were called to the building for the report of a fire. they struck out the rest of the box and there are a dozen pieces of fire equipment. the building is evacuated and there's smoke and the odor of smoke in one of the stairwells inside the building. one has suffered, what's believed to be smoke inhalation and that person is going to be taken to the emergency room here at sinai hospital. the firefighters haven't determined the source of the smoke and the building is evacuated. we'll keep you updated. >>> all right, thank you. >>> and we're keeping a close eye on the weather this noon after a rainy start to the day. a live look outside now and clouds still hanging around. there's blue sky to the south and east. marty bass is in the out back and bernadette woods in the weather center. >>> it's a turbulent atmosphere now. we're wrapping up the storms and the rain. we can show you, there are
CBS
Sep 20, 2010 7:00am EDT
months in a prison in iran, sarah shourd is back on u.s. soil and begging for the release of her two companions. >>> and bear attack, a washington man is savagely mauled while walking his dogs, as his wife steps in. >> oh, god, his head is all bashed in and he's dying. >> we'll talk with her exclusively about how she helped save his life early this monday exclusively about how she helped save his life early this monday morning, september 20th, 201. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. from new york. good to be back with all of you. i'm maggie rodriguez. good to be back with you, as well, harry. >> good morning. welcome back. >> thank you. >> baby pictures later, right? >> absolutely. >> can't wait for that. i'm harry smith. good morning, everybody. lots of news this morning especially in terms of hurricane igor. during the night bermuda just waking up to the devastation caused by the powerful storm, our dave price is here and he has the latest. dave? >> good morning, harry. here's what we know, slowly weakening continuing to pound bermuda, a huge storm but as it passed over the
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 12:00pm EDT
overflowed the banks. jeff dube lived in the area for 14 years and he says he's used to the weather and this is different. >> when it gets to a certain point, you worry. >> reporter: the less dents try drying out and another storm is moving in on saturday. alexis christoforous, cbs news. >>> and you didn't see it, but the national guard is helping some residents in the hard hit areas. >>> fault baltimore county is getting $5 million in federal funding. fema approved the money after cleaning up from storms. we got off to a foggy start this morning and for the most part, that's lifted. take a live look at the inner harbor. you can see, this is from sky eye chopper 13. you can see a low ceiling out there and everyone's concerned about what to expect for the weekend and bernadette woods is in the first warning weather senter. good afternoon, bernadette. good afternoon, don and everyone out there. before we get to the weekend, we'll look at the hazy sun and the bigger news is going to be hot. the potential record breakers as we head into this hour. it's 87 degrees in baltimore. we've jum
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 12:00pm EDT
residents are told not to use the showers until they're tested. it can cause potentially deadly pneumonia. >>> a florida minister says he's going through with his plan to burn korans on 9/11. several leaders are asking him to reconsider. here's the report from gainsville, florida with the latest on the controversy. >> reporter: the florida reverend planning on burning copies of the koran on 9/11 says he's not changing his plan. >> we're not convinced that backing down is the right thing. >> reporter: terry jones has 50 followers. and president obama said they should cancel the event. >> this stunt that he is talking about pulling could greatly endanger our young men and women in uniform. >> reporter: the top u.s. commander in afghanistan echoed that message. >> we're concerned that the images from the burning of a koran would be used in the same way that exsteamists used other images. >> police here will be keeping a close eye on things saturday. students are planning a counter protest and the city's major called it an embarrassment to the community. >> we believe since they've been denie
CBS
Sep 8, 2010 11:00pm EDT
us down. >> reporter: neighbors troubled by jones' plans are mobilizing at events like this enter faith service. >> this is the best example of what our community is about. here in the first two rows you had a lot more than 50 people. >> reporter: as u.s. embassies brace for fall out residents here are planning for gathering like this one and a protest of their own. gainesville florida. >>> now, without that burn permit jones may face a fine, but lawyers have told him he has the right to burn qurans with or without the city's permission. >>> the oil giant is also pointing fingers elsewhere. the oil rig exploded in april. in an internal report bp admits to human and mechanical errors. bp also blames the rig owner halliburton. the rig owner says the report is self serving. halliburton says it contains inaccuracies. >>> history is made at bwi marshall and some of you may have helped as it reports the highest number of passengers ever, kei. >>> officials say this is good news for the airport but they also believe it's good news for maryland's economy. from sun up to sundown, jets carr
CBS
Sep 13, 2010 12:00pm EDT
. >> as jessamy took over, violent crime is down 59%. >> if he's arrest -- elected, he'll take us back 60 years. >> saying bernstein would take us back 60 years harkens to the racist times. that was inappropriate. >> reporter: pat jessamy is saying that's not what she meant, she said she was talking about bernstein's position on intervention programs. she never brought race up as a discussion. all of this is going to have to be sorted out by voters who get their say tomorrow during the primary, meanwhile, both candidates will be out and about today to meet and greet supporters to get more votes for tomorrow. i'm derek valcourt, eyewitness news. >>> stay with wjz-13 for the complete coverage of campaign 20120. 2010. for the latest, go to wjz.com. >>> opening statements are underway in the trial of the men accused of killing ken harris. he was shot outside of the new haven lounge in 2008. several weeks ago, a judge ruled dna evidence linking a man to the crime would be allowed in court. the man's lawyer says it was obtained unlawfully. two others are also charged with the murder. >> a child disco
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Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
>> reporter: denise, the commissioner told us tonight that gun used was so small, you could fit it in the palm of your hand. now, the gunman had a concealed weapons permit for about the past four years in virginia. but he had no record of doing anything violent. and the commissioner doesn't believe he planned this either. >> one day after the terrifying lockdown at world-renowned johns hopkins hospital, new information is coming to light about paul partis, the gunman who shot his elderly mother's doctor, then killed her and himself. >> we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine, coming and visiting his mother that, he always had that gun. >> reporter: investigators say partis was distraught over has 84-year-old mom's prognosis, and used a 32-caliber, cal tech semi automatic handgun, like this one, to shoot dr. david cohen, who will survive. partis' gunman said -- neighbor said he will survive. >> i think he felt like he might have been partially responsible. >> partis had no criminal record. the incident rattled the nerves of those who are simply trying to get back to norm
CBS
Sep 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
the guy to the ground. they'll have to explain it to all of us. >> reporter: fast forward, billy hits a 38-yard field goal and the ravens take the lead, 10-9. later on, the ravens losing, 12- 10 and flacco throws the third interception on the pass. and seconds left, flacco tossing the fourth interception of the day. that put a wrap on the loss against cincinnati. it's bad, three interceptions, it doesn't matter how you feel about them. >> we can look at the plays all week and the question you have to ask yourself, why not instant replay the plays. >> and 0-2 cleveland comes to baltimore sunday. have a great day, back to you. >> and it was one of the most talked about football games of the weekend as millions watched the second manning bowl. eli manning lead the giants against payton and the colts and this one was one sided. the colts hammered the giants and they cruised to a 38-14 victory. >> payton's good. >> something they can promote. >> payton's good. >> i'm excited, i don't normally get to work monday morning, but i get to be here for manic monday. >> good morning, ron. >> good mornin
CBS
Sep 30, 2010 6:00pm EDT
to 10 inches right along the central portion into eastern sections of harford harford. east of us a lot less. salisbury less than an inch. ocean city had almost nothing to this point, but probably see that change tonight. bernadette joins me with a look at the updated numbers and also dealing with the winds. bernadette? >>> over nine incheses of rain. annapolis. these have leveled off. with the new round coming in, these are going to come up. this has jumped over two inches in hagerstown and all of them will be rising. we have flash flood warnings in effect for the green counties and a tornado watch that's been pulled back, just these counties in this section. that's until 7:00 tonight and coast -- coastal flood warnings. we've seen winds sustained generally 15 to 20 miles an hour. that will continue through the evening hours. the water will pile up for the next high tide. we'll see changes but not until tomorrow. we'll have a full forecast coming up shortly. right now, back to you. >> thank you. first warning weather coverage continues with captain mike perry. captain, mike? >> i don't
CBS
Sep 28, 2010 6:00am EDT
like to use. it's called a mosaic. it combines all of the radar. it's showing what's down to the south. we can't get out of the pattern. we think maybe by lunch, we'll have a few peeks of sun and 70 now and 79 at lunch. and this evening, skies will finally clear temperatures in the mid-70s. >>> what's wrong on the hurry up, here's sharon. >>> well, we're picking up a lot more problems now. first of all, we have an accident on the major roadway on 95 reported at 32 and another new accident near hairyson and a second accident at middle river. take hawthorn as the alternate and we have a car fire at druid park late drive and this -- well, in addition to that, we have the police activity and oakfield is closed between norfolk. that's because of a vacant dwelling collapse. you'll want to take wall cot as the alter not and there are your drive times and speeds. minor delays between 795 and 95. 51 miles per hour there and there's a live look outside at 95. that's just at 32 and no delays despite the accident and the rain. it's getting busier north of white marsh. remember, wjz-13 is always on
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 6:00pm EDT
is in the newsroom with details for us. mary? >> reporter: the 33-year-old victim stumbled into a carryout store after somebody shot him several times. sky eye chopper 13 was over the scene as police responded over the 1500 block of braddish court around 1:00 this afternoon. officers found the victim lying injured on the ground. medics rushed him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. right now, police say they're searching for at least one suspect. denise, back to you. >> tonight, police say they do not have a motive for the shooting. >>> an man spends a few days out. tonight, he's back behind bars. but as gigi barnett explains, the family is upset the victim got out in the first place. >>> over the labor day holiday, james william king had several days of freedom. he's been behind bars since august 17th, when anne arundel county police arrested him for shooting and killing 43-year- old calvin young. but a judge released him friday. prosecutors didn't know king was free. and the victim's family didn't know either. >> we were surprised that he was allowed to be out. and we didn't expect
CBS
Sep 15, 2010 11:00pm EDT
about tonight. >>> it was arguably the most contention us race of the election and tonight it is too close to call. greg burn steen is barely ahead with 49% of the vote. incumbent has 47%. it could all come down to the absentee ballots. >> issued a statement saying he's pleased with the way the numbers are trending right now. he's ahead by 5 # 5 votes. the board closed after counting more than 2600 votes that they failed to tally election night. both candidates avoided the media waiting until the final ruts. >> she's still huddling with her advisor and again to look at the totals very carefully as mrs. jess me does in all of her work considers everything very methodically before count. >> reporter: they will start counting them at 10:00 in the morning. >>> how long could that process take? >> well, you know, most of the time it's taken in opening them. it could be maybe 3 or 4 hours. >> reporter: one of the most vocal supporters believe his man will have the edge and is already talking about the changes burn steen will make in the office. >> it's going to be more professionally run.
CBS
Sep 7, 2010 11:00pm EDT
down. >> the only thing that can cause us to change our mind is if we felt really a deep conviction, we felt like god really wanted us not to do it. >> reporter: and because of all the threats he has received, jones says he now carries a pistol on his hip for protection. but again, as of right now he has no plans to cancel his plans. weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> jones is pastor at the dove world outreach center. a small evangelical church. >>> the white house announces a bold new plan to jump start the fragile economy aimed directly at business. president obama is proposing a packageover tax cuts that would amount to $200 billion affecting 1.5 billion businesses. companies can write off investments and equipment through next year. other proposals include a $50 billion project to rebuild roads, railways and airports. the president will announce the plan in a speech tomorrow in cleveland. >>> let's get down to work, that's the message and former governor robert uerlich's plan. >> i'm not the kind of guy that likes to hang in the sidelines. today, maryland is in trouble. we're w
CBS
Sep 14, 2010 6:00pm EDT
the candidates. both are attorneys so they're used to making arguments, this time they're doing it in front of the voters asking for their support. they're running on the same record, patricia jessamy's record says it's a great one. it's a choice for voters, 15-year incumbent patricia jessamy running on her record, both hit polling places to ask for votes. the campaign has been anything but friendly with -- >> i know what i'm doing, i'm getting violent criminals off of the streets. she's has had the backing of religious leaders and he has the support of the police union the state's attorney's office has been unable to work with law enforcement >> reporter: he's raised more money while her adds have defended her record. both of the can dates -- candidates have been out making their case like they would to a jury on why the voters should choose them, it's going to be a long night waiting for the results. >> thank you. it's a very big night for voters in baltimore county as well. in towson they're watching the race for baltimore county executive, two democrats from two very different backgrou
CBS
Sep 15, 2010 5:00pm EDT
in this race? >> certainly when i started i was very much a dark horse. i was about 50-1 to use a darker term. right now we're even money, i think we're a very good bet. >> reporter: with ronald reagan looks and many policies to match, holt wants to cut taxes and more. >> i want to absolutely cut property taxes. >> my hand is extended to joe and when i meet him in person i will reknew that as well. i ask joe for his support and more importantly his help. >> reporter: tonight we learn that holt is planning a fundraiser at the end of the month by campaigning together, they're hoping to increase republican turn out here in baltimore county which will be good for both candidates. adam may, wjz news. >>> the rematch is officially back on between maryland's current governor martin o' malley and bob erlich. he greeted a crowd of supporters this morning in annapolis alongside his running mate mary cane. governor martin o' malley easily won the primary. >>> the primary paveed the way for a big political shift in washington, d.c. the city voted out its current mayor adrian senti with 98% of precincts r
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 6:00pm EDT
at college. now her death is sparking some action. mary joins us now with the fallout on the murder of yeardley love. >> a college campus dedicates an entire day to improving campus safety and preventing violence. it's happening now at the university of virginia, five months after the death of yeardley love. >> reporter: yeardley love grew up in cockeysville and was weeks away from graduating when police say her ex-boyfriend, attacked and killed her inside her off-campus apartment. >> beautiful young woman who had everything going for herself. there's no reason she shouldn't be here. >> today's students, faculty and staff, participated in an event called day of dialogue. featured discussions, a resource fair and a public art project called lines of darkness and light that veiled the collins university historic rotunda with black fog. both love and huguely played well cross at uva. they said today, athletics has been a strong supporter of this movement. >> every coach who was not actually competing today or doing key recruiting is here. and in fact, as you looked around here, craig l
CBS
Sep 3, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. for us, a front out to the west. going to clear things out. it's already very warm right now. but we've got a great weekend shaping up. take a look at the latest track as it moves away from the region. the 5:00 report in just a moment ago. category 1, barely with winds of 81. moving quickly off to the north and northeast, at 22 miles an hour. it's going to cross very close to eastern cape cod and eventually to nova scotia. you can see them beginning to shrink as it moves up north and northeast in our region. dryer conditions coming up. updates coming in. tim williams has the latest on any advisories which have just been lifted. >> they had issued tropical storm warnings. because the impact were impacting, of course, the delmarva. but now, as bob mentioned, as of 5:00, those warnings have been lifted. what you're seeing now we're seeing clear conditions, watches and watches and warnings, including tidal concerns. and wind conditions. winds are calming down a little bit. wuit means 12 to 15-mile-an- hour winds. and the northeasterly impact that the storm hadas it kicked those waves up
CBS
Sep 6, 2010 7:00am EDT
you. joining us now is labor of secretary hilda solis. madame secretary, good morning. >> good morning. happy labor day. >> indeed. although a lot of people wish there were more jobs out there. unemployment numbers stuck in the nines, tens of millions of people who have stopped looking for work. any good news on the job front this morning? >> look back eight months and we have actually added about 90,000 private sector jobs each month. when the president took office, remember, we were losing well over 700,000 and 600,000 jobs. i would tell you the course and path we're taking is on target. the president today will talk about infrastructure projects that put construction workers, electricians, welders back to work, and engineers, folks that have been unemployed for a long time. that's something that we -- i believe will get bipartisan support on. >> but the problem is, with some of the growth we have seen, has not been in manufacturing jobs but has been in service sector jobs. the people who need the work the most are the people who have the least amount of education. where are these jo
CBS
Sep 16, 2010 6:00am EDT
officers and firefighters are using billboards to, press their opinion of city hall. >> reporter: you can't miss it, this two-story billboard it. blasts city leaders, accusing them of not honoring the pension deal made with police officers and firefighters. >> what they have done is violate the city code. >> reporter: this summer the mayor and city raised the retirement age, and cut costs. >> you have a bunch of thieves at city hall. >> reporter: mayor stephanie rawlings-blake insisted the changes are fair, that it ensures retirees have a secure plan and one the city can lay ford. this is the second bill board put up by the city's police officers and firefighters. right now there's no response from the mayor or council members, but the union is banking on this to prompt talks. weather either will get the desired results is unclear. first responders say it's a message to city hall and the citizen. >> despite what city hall has done to us, we will continue to keep our prom mess, the oath we took when we became police officers and firefighters to protect the city. >> reporter: police officer
CBS
Sep 26, 2010 8:00am EDT
for u.s. senate. >> i don't feel that our elected officials are responsive to the needs of constituents. >> reporter: she was on her mike christy littleford hit her. police said that christy littleford left they are on the side of the road and continued to drive home, thinking she thought an animal, when she found the bike under her, she called the police. and natasha pettigrew's family and friends want answers. >> the biggest question is did the driver knew she had someone or she really thought she hit a deer. >> the county's state attorney said that the investigation could say several weeks. >>> in montgomery county, the public will not get the final say on a controversial fee. the judge rejected thousands of petition signatures, including one that he called ineligible and others that left off a middle initial. critics say they plan to appeal. >>> he received a life-saving transplant in the middle of last year's record breaking snowstorm. and michael jader is using his new lease on life to champion a cause that is close to his heart. >> reporter: the blizzard left this man on the ski
CBS
Sep 29, 2010 6:00pm EDT
-threatening injuries and have been transported to area hospitals. firefighters and rescuers are using ladders. the maryland state police tell us adults and children were onboard, and we believe there are 12 patients. it's unclear if the bus landed on other cars when it fell or -- they do know the ntsb is head together scene to investigate the cause of this crash. denise? >> wjz has complete coverage of the bus accident. captain mike perry, you have a good view. tell us what you know. >> reporter: we see at least a dozen pieces of fire apparatus still on the scene. you see that in the foreground. they will be using that to lift that bus over the jersey barrier and back onto the highway once they clear the scene. at this point if the ntsb is involved, i have not heard that they're on the scene and we have not seen them at the moment. the maryland state police still being the lead investigator. because this is a tour bus possibly from another state, there is a strong possibility the ntsb could be involved because it's commercial transportation. just the gridlock roads is the main thing. the scen
CBS
Sep 1, 2010 6:00am EDT
people in maryland are doing to prepare for us. >> rough surf and waves and ocean city are only a preview of what's to come, earl plowing through the caribbean and roaring ahead up the eastern seaboard expected to come close to maryland. >> we're monitoring the situation very closely. we have a heightened awareness, should it be necessary, we'll take protective mitigation efforts. >> this hurricane is very likely on the current track going to affect the beaches of ocean city and probably cause a lot of erosion and fair amount of damage. >> the governor says he's been in close contact with ocean city's mayor and decision should come by tomorrow on whether the town which will swell for quarter million people will be evacuated. >> we have to be on guard these storms can do a lot of damage. >> in 2003 the powerful his bell left $1 billion in damage in its wake. >> it was terrible. >> darrell lived through it. one of the hardest hit areas for more than 200 homes were destroyed. he is also watching for any potential flooding from earl. >> what's going to happen is going to happen, hopefully we'
CBS
Sep 27, 2010 7:00am EDT
, wisconsin to bring us up to date. good morning, cindy. >> reporter: good morning, maggie. this earthen he levee is part of a series of dikes built mostly sand way back in the 1890s. sunday parts began to erode or give way as people in the historic town of portage are seeing the wisconsin river at its highest level since 1938. here in portage, the wisconsin river reached 20.5 feet sunday. that's even higher than the predicted crest, which forecastrs said wouldn't come until later today. 300 residents were asked to evacuate but those who stayed behind were trapped when local highways were shut down. >> they told us that we have -- that we had ten minutes to get out of there because they are blocking off all the roads back there. >> reporter: all this flooding was the result of extraordinarily heavy rains that fell across the upper midwest last week, as much as 10 to 12 inches in some areas. in the western wisconsin town of arcadia, some folks were allowed to return to their homes only to find their belongings water-logged. >> phone calls from a few friends letting me known flooding was occu
CBS
Sep 21, 2010 6:00pm EDT
limitations on pesticides have made killing them more difficult. costing the u.s. $258 million last year. >> immediately bagged up any of the materials that were in the near proximity to that book. bagged themuf and removed them from the building. >> reporter: right now, all of the contaminated books are in this truck, which is baking in the sun in the inside of a parking lot. once the inside reaches 120 degrees, the critters should die. but the sun and containment aren't the only remedies. all eight have been sprayed with pesticides. >> they don't know what causes a.l.s. and parkinsons. but some have tie today to that stuff. >> reporter: but most are confident in the cleanup. >> it's a nice, quiet, relaxing environment. >> you're going to keep using it? >> yes. >> some might think it's overkill the way we've addressed the problem. but we think it's something if handled quickly, we're going to be better off for it. >> reporter: as a courtesy to library users, the urbana library is planning to wave all late fees until friday. and it could be open as early as sometime tomorrow. reporting
CBS
Sep 3, 2010 6:00pm EDT
city. and man wale gale us has more. but first, let's go to adam may. >>> you name it, we have seen it here in ocean city. started rainy. then it was greery. now, it's sunny. big waves making for dangerous water conditions. >>> at the height of the storm, giant waves slammed into the beach. >> waves are probably some of the biggest i've ever seen. and it's pretty eerie. >> reporter: dangerous riptides prompted officials to prohibit swimming for a second day in a row. but some risked it anyway. >> it's crazy. >> one man was even arrested for skinny dipping with hurricane earl. there was no -- there there were no serious rescues at all during the hurricane. and it was almost like a tourist attraction, drawing people to the beach to see waves they've never seen like this in their lifetime. >> the waves are absolutely beautiful. >> reporter: the mayor says hurricane earl could have damaged beach front businesses, if not for a million dollars spent every year on beach front projects. they keep the dunes high and the water where it belongs. >> there were a lot of properties on the ocean f
CBS
Sep 27, 2010 4:00pm EDT
changed our weather at the tern from last week to where it is now. and we'll show you what it means for us, it means a lot of rain, thunderstorms and even the potential for flooding. we saw a warning or two today. we have the bands from the south and moving to the north. they'll continue to move our way. and there's more to the south and we'll take you in on a few areas and we'll show you where we're dealing with this thousand. and a little bit in carroll county, that's making its way to the north and lighter rain at this point. that's going to change. you can see the heavier rain and that's moving to the north and we have more where that came from. we have flood warnings because of this. where we've seen the heaviest rain so far, you can see montgomery and carroll county and baltimore county and these are for say ring times through 4:50 through 4:40. this is throughout the overnight and into tomorrow. veal the forecast coming up. >>> thank you, and stay with wjz-13 for first warning weather coverage. as we mentioned, remember, wjz- 13 is always on. go to wjz.com for more at any time. >> >
CBS
Sep 7, 2010 6:00am EDT
th. it's 6:00. jessica kartalija in for don. sharon will check in with us in just a second. let's go to marty. >> clear skies this morning. sunshine through the day. 87 on its way to a high of 90f we get to 90 we'll break a record that goes back to 1988. it's very pleasant. >> hi, sharon. >>> a few issues to talk b luckily congestion isn't one. we have a vehicle on 97 northbound at portersfield road. we have accident in the clearing stage at north carrollton. we still have a two alarm fire that's blocking hillandale road. take oak ore garrett as your alternate. a second fire, a house fire in columbia. harmel drive is closed between shadow lane and watch chain. hickory is your best bet. there's a live look at the west side of the beltway looking good at liberty road. problem-free in and out of the ft. mchenry tunnel. you can always log on to wjz.com. back to you. >>> here's what people will be talking about today. massive flames take over several horse farms filled with thoroughbred horses. this happened at the charlestown race track in virginia. dozens of horses couldn't be saved. >>
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Sep 11, 2010 8:00am EDT
in the history of this country. you know they say time heals all wounds and i kind of say this every use. i don't know if it applies in this case looking at live pictures now of ground zero. still very raw. >> nine years later. >> hard to believe it has been nine years. coming up on this broadcast not only will we visit on the remembrance ceremony that takes place a bit later in the morning but also have an exclusive look at progress being made at ground soshgs the buildings are now starting to really kind of jump up off street level right now. >> something a lot of people wanted to see. >> you can see tangible progress finally. first normally a dave reflection and remembrance this year the anniversary marked also by controversy, the evangelical pastor who threatened to burn the koran as an actist protest against muslims is in new york this morning and we begin our coverage at ground zero this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. after a series of confusing and conflicting statements in florida, pastor terry jones told reporters last night he is always tal
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Sep 16, 2010 5:00pm EDT
that we not use his name said they searched franticcally for a gurney. >> they brought the crash cart over. there was probably about six or seven of us there. we all kind of picked him up and put him on. they were all around him and i was kind of outside the loop. the nurse manager came around and put one cart and i put another cart in front of the door that he said that the suspect was in the room. >> reporter: was the doctor aware of what was happening at the time? >> oh, yes, yes. >> reporter: okay. he was conscious? >> yes. there was very little blood that i saw. it was basically his left chest area, maybe a little lower. >> reporter: the witness tells wjz they knew the gunman was just feet away. >> they said you either stay or you will go. i said i'll go and i went down to the lobby where police were going up. >> reporter: fortunately the witness and staff members on the eighth floor made it out safely. >> a crazy world out there, basically, and you have to take every day one day at a time. thank god for what you have. >> this witness tells me he was not worried there might be additio
CBS
Sep 25, 2010 6:00am EDT
the iran's president after mahmoud ahmadinejad suggested that the u.s. could be behind the 9/11 attacks. the president called the comments hateful. iran's president is not backing down. >> reporter: president obama has some strong words for iran's leader. >> it was offensive. it was hateful. >> reporter: the president is slamming mahmoud ahmadinejad for suggesting the u.s. government was behind the 9/11 attacks to prop up israel. the iranian president made the comment at the united nations thursday. >> particularly for him to make the statement here in manhattan, just a little north of ground zero where families lost their loved ones. for him to make a statement like that was inexcusable. >> reporter: mushing claims most of the world and most americans are suspicious about what happened at ground zero and says the u.s. government used 9/11 to justify two wars. >> under the pretext of that event two countries were invaded and up till now, hundreds of thousands of people have been killed as a result. >> reporter: president obama insists ahmadinejad does not represent the people of iran. >
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Sep 29, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. most of the windows were bashed out. firefighters had to use ladders to rescue the people inside. at this point the cause of the accident is not clear. we're here gathering information. back to you. >> thank you. wjz has complete coverage of the crash. we saw the backup the accident is causing. >>> this is going to be an ongoing issue, not only because of the ramp and the damage to the ramp, they'll have to remove the bus. once they take care of the injured people, there's a live look at the scene. the accident is on the 270 spur at the i-0 merge in the northbound direction at the merge. the northbound spur is closed to all traffic. all traffic must exit pat democracy. all traffic must take the inner loop of the beltway. this is obviously cause lag lot of confusion and a lot of traffic hasn't had a place to go. there's a large triage area that's set up. this will be there for quite sometime, so if you know anybody headed in that direction, turn around. it's an area to be avoid right now. it will be there for sometime. we'll have another update in 15 minutes. >>> our other big sto
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Sep 21, 2010 6:00am EDT
a little bit. as we head through the afternoon going to be a lot of sunshine it. will warm us up to 77 but that is the beginning. we're going into the 80s and eventually 90 degrees in this five-day forecast. >> thank you. a problem on northern parkway. here's sharon gibala. >>> we still have fire work activity from a two-alarm fire overnight. that as falls road closed at northern park way. that's between northern park and englewood. you can take roland to get around. we have preparations beyond way for the baltimore book festival. the right lane of charles street is closed because of it between east branch and mt. vernon. the left an is closed between west branch lane and madison street. there's a look at your drive times. still no delays, outer loop. there's a live look at the top side of the beltway at dulaney valley road. full speed on the inner and outer loop out of the ft. mchenry tunnel. remember, wjz 13 is always on. so for traffic information anytime, you can log on to wjz.com. don, back over to you. >>> people are still talking about the shooting inside johns hopkins hospital
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Sep 28, 2010 5:00pm EDT
is tracking how this system could impact us, bob? >>> we have seen the rain in the last 24 to 36 hours. it looks like another heavy bout of rain. that funnel system has stalled along the east coast. it is raining across florida and further south, we are watching a tropical system that can affect our region. there will be a tropical depression and where it is expected to go, we will let you know. >> it looks like it is making some strength before it makes not only one but two landfalls. one over south florida, one -- actually three, again in the carolinas. again, what we are looking at combined with the jetstream it will act as a funnel. ahead of the jetstream, the rain will pick up on thursday, a round of heavy rains and winds will pick up 30-to-40 miles per hour. a few inches of rain came from this storm system. it does leave quickly but it will leave its mark and we will have your full forecast coming up. >> remember, www.wjz.com is always on. >>> a health scare for former president jimmy carter. here is an update on his condition right now. >> reporter: the former president was on a
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Sep 18, 2010 6:00am EDT
. >> reporter: the police commissioner praised overall response. >> i would give us high marks for how it all perseided. there were missteps and no one caused anyone's safety. >> reporter: hop incans -- hopkins never closed. >> i was happy about the feed back and they were like, oh, my gosh, are you okay and seeing the sniper, i was like, wow, this is intense. >> reporter: the gun was so small, it could fit in the palm of your hand. at johns hopkins, i'm mike hellgren, eyewitness news. >>> and right now, the doctor, who's a father of two is still recovering and expected to survive. >>> stay with wjz-13 for a complete coverage of the shootings remember, wjz-13 is always on. for updates on the investigation and the doctor's condition, go to wjz.com. >>> we have breaking news to tell you about from overnight. several were injured in a four car accident on i-695 near perry parkway. the collision caused a car to flip over and one was hospitalized with nonlife threatening injuries and several were treated on the scene. one tried to flee the accident and he's facing charges. >>> and now on to anothe
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Sep 7, 2010 5:00pm EDT
temperatures. >> reporter: you see the sunshine out there. we have a frontal system that could bring us, maybe, and we need it, a shower. take a look at radar to our west. a brief line of showers popping up over poardles of high -- portions of ohio. it may get windy and turn a lot cooler. it's eye very -- a very warm day today. take a look at the computer. we have for tomorrow, extreme fire danger. because of the winds expected tomorrow. a red flag warning for jersey areas. and for the rest of the entire state there, fire weather watch. be careful outside the next few days, until we get some rain, which doesn't look like we have a great chance of getting that rain over the next couple of days. very couple. with any cookouts, campfires expected. >>> bernadette in the outback with a look at the record we broke today. bernadette? >> reporter: we all know it's been a very warm summer. and that may actually be an understatement. but now it is officially the time with more 90-plus degree days than any other. we hit 91 degrees. that means it is the 55th time this year we've hit 90-plus days. previous
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Sep 8, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. employees used the acid to make etchings into stone. >> authorities are not concerned aboutap explosion. but they are worried about the safety of crews inside. this acid can cause respiratory arrest and burn right through the skin to the bone. >> but we do have our medical director and ems personnel on site here to actually manage any medical crisis should it occur as a result of this spill. >> hazmat specialists use a base to neutralize the acid; meanwhile, investigators are still trying to figure out what caused such a massive spill. >> reporter: private contractors will come in and remove the substance. despite all of the potential danger we saw today, no one was injured. we're live in southwest baltimore, weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> okay, weijia, thank you. the other businesses that were evacuated include a small recording studio, a hardware warehouse, and a countertop manufacturer. >>> tonight, there are more casualties from a devastating barn fire just over the maryland border. mary is in the newsroom with the latest. >> the number reported dead in the charlestown fire h
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Sep 12, 2010 8:00am EDT
of us enough to sacrifice their love. >> reporter: this ceremony comes on the 9th anniversary on the 9/11 terror attack. for a brief moment each soldier was remember. their names read allowed. and an id tag played. >> kenneth cropper died 20 march 2002. >> it remind me how my life has hanged. >> reporter: his unit was activated on the night of the september 11 attack. >> heart ache that we face daily even goes after eight years i don't think everyone fully understands that. >> reporter: this ceremony is support for families still grieving and soldiers so far away. >> we still have a loot of work -- lot of work to do and we have a lot of people still serving in harm's way and i pray we don't lose too many more. >> ceremonies a florida pastor continues to stir up controversy. jones threatened to burn the koran over plans to build a muslim center. activist on both sides of the issues staged rallies near the site. >>> we are following a developing story out of iran. one of three americans accused of spying in that country a year ago will soon be freed on bail. they were detained after they
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Sep 20, 2010 12:00pm EDT
, not politicians and we're eager to have our children return to us. >> reporter: the family members spoke at a news conference with sara. she says when the others are released, she doesn't feel fully free. this is not the time to celebrate. my disappointment in not sharing this with shane and josh is crushing. i stand before you today 1/3 free. >> reporter: president mahmoud ahmadinejad is attending meetings today and having him in town lets protestors send their messages. >> reporter: politicians and activists gathered near the un in building a nuclear arsenal and the abuse of human rights. in an interview in new york, he pointed to his release of a hiker as a humanitarian gesture saying that the u.s. should release eight iranians. >> the u.s. government should make a humanitarian gesture. >> reporter: he says she's seeking peace and the future belongs to iran. >>> ahmadinejad will address the general assembly thursday. >>> right now, the damage is assessed after hurricane igor battled bermuda. it was a force to be wreck conned with. heavy rains and winds knocked out power to 20,000 people. they w
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Sep 21, 2010 5:00pm EDT
, who used to work in a hotel, fortunately spotted the books book -- bugs in the book drop. >> we were incredibly fortunate that she saw it and knew what to do. >> reporter: bed bugs, nearly eradicated in the 1990s. new limit a -- limitations on pesticides have made them grow. >> immediately bagged up any materials that were in immediate proximity of that book. bagged them up and removed them from the building. >> reporter: right now, all of the taminated books -- contaminated books are baking in the sun. once it reaches 120 degrees, the critters should die. >> reporter: but all eight frederick county libraries have now been sprayed with pesticides of that's concerning to some patrons. >> they don't know what causes a.l. upon s. and -- a.l.s., and parkinsons. but some have tie today to that. >> this is a relaxing and quiet environment. >> but you're going to keep using it? >> yes. >> we think it's something that was handled very quickly. we'll be better off for it. >> reporter: as a courtesy to their patrons, the irvanna library is actually waving all of their late fees since friday un
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Sep 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
evacuated. >> moments ago, police alerted us that that guy did die from his gunshot wounds. we are hoping to have more information. meanwhile, downtown silver spring, a chaotic mess. in and out of the downtown area here have been closed as police deal with this situation. they're still in the building. checking out any further possible incendiary device. >> it operates cable and satellite net works in the united states including tlc. >>> complete coverage continues with sky eye chopper 13. and captain mike perry live above the scene for us. >> we heard derek say that the suspect had been shot. the police armored personnel was facing the opposite direction a few moments ago. we saw three tactical officers walk into the building. we did not sigh anyone that looked like a civilian or hostage, walk out from this side. and this is the georgia avenue side. it is unclear at this point where police have evacuated those hostages. apparently still an ongoing situation. because whatever the man had strapped to him, they are treating as if it were a potential explosive device. and that is why they ar
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Sep 9, 2010 5:00pm EDT
, the frederick county health department has placed water restrictions at the center. it's being used to flush poit toilets toilets and -- flush toilets and do laundry, but nothing else. >> we're providing water for the showers for right now. we're going to run a hose over so that patients can have showers. >>> roofs being tested for the bacteria is not required by law. but the state says many hospitals and nursing homes do it anyway. a spokesman for tranquility says they do not. >> what should we check? there should be a uv light system or something on there to protect the people that are there. >> reporter: in a statement, the spokesman says the company is doing everything possible to protect residents, staff and visitors, in case they are the source of the bacteria. the two patients bring the total number of cases up to 76 so far this year in maryland. the cdc says between 8 and 18,000 people are hospitalized with the disease annually. 10 showed symptoms of the disease but tested negative. >>> there is a 10-day wait to see if the patients were exposed. that's when the water test results wil
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Sep 13, 2010 6:00am EDT
and applause ] >> all right! >> man, they're all dressed up for us this morning. >> you guys look absolutely fabulous. i mean, i love the out fits. >> you get the fashion valentino awards there. well, it's fashion week. we're doing great, we're here from the full service plastic surgery center -- >> where are you. >> in towson and you can find us online at our website and give us a call. very good. what's the most popular procedure going now. that you can talk about. >> well, after people have been in the sun, people are getting their skin renewed and repaired and we do skin care and surgery. >> you do it all? >> yes, and this month, we'll be giving a portion of the proceeds to life bridge health walk for our kids. >> that's terrific. >> give yourselves a hand, that's out standing. >> thanks for coming down, ladies. we appreciate it. all right, here they are. [ laughter ] >> slots harry, luther's here, tony, joe, and the coach. >> good morning. >> you doing good? >> yeah, i'm fine. he's doing real good this morning. >> maestro, the music if you police. all right, we like to hear that. >> get
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Sep 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
the door, stay away from windows. >> actually i was about to leave. as i was leaving they told us get back. and they secured us in the lobby for about half an hour. >> reporter: thousands work at john hopkins. news from police that a distraught man shot and killed his ailing mother, shot and wounded a doctor and shot and killed himself was disruptive. >> when do you think you're going to call it a day? >> right now. >> we're going back home. >> i don't think they're going to get everything done soon, and i'll just reschedule. >> reporter: everyone john hopkins is not immune from the violence that sees and heals on a daily basis. >> it's just scary and sad. and i just don't know what to think. >> reporter: hopkins security officials say they sent out a campus wide alert immediately after the shooting. they say it was lessons learned following the tragedy in virginia tech. denise-- >> kai thank you very much. pat warren has more on reaction from the people who knew the suspect. >> reporter: no one could have guessed at this shocking outcome. 45-year-old dr. david cohen lives in this quiet re
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Sep 3, 2010 12:00pm EDT
for surging waves and riptides, but i want you to bring in this one graphic. there is, would you tell us -- there is, without question, keep in mind, this is the second largest weekend down in ocean city. bethany, rehoboth, extrap they 8 that to ocean city, new jersey, cape may. and we are going to have another bout of big waves. this surge moving right against the coast. that's going to mean rip currents. and we may not be out of that scenario until we get to monday. skies will clear out clearly in baltimore by late afternoon. certainly ocean city during the overnight. we're going to have a dynamite weekend. we may have, if people don't use their brains, a redo of the 250 rescues in ocean city last saturday. i think this is a back story that is going to become a headline story here over the course of the next three days, if people are not careful. so we move the storm out, then we get ready for labor day weekend. meteorologist tim williams is what will be refreshing conditions coming up shortly. now, back to you. >>> north carolina was spared what could have been a major blow from earl.
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Sep 20, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, who advised she had beaten her aunt with a club, the device use of usually used -- device usually used to secure vehicles. >> reporter: according to the charging documents, cecilia was struck in the head multiple times. according to charging documents, she hit her aunt with a club and the woman was lying on the floor in the front room, where they also found the club steering wheel locked with blood on it. simmons was in the dining room. her hands were covered with blood ask blood spatder patterns were on her clothing and skin. police say simmons, whose name was here, told the 911 operator, quote, i hit my aunt and i don't know why. she's being held in custody on murder charges. >>> and as of now, city police have no motive for the beating. back to you. >> thank you very much, pat. >>> a tragic ending to a football viewing party in anne arundel county. county police say a group of friends was watching football at the pier 7 marina in edgewood tonight. after the game, french-year-old jeff rae of -- 47-year-old jeffrey fitzgerald. russian crews later found fitzgerald's body under the pier
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Sep 30, 2010 6:00am EDT
to hit us in two different waves today. expect before it's over-- it's over and done with, three to six inches of rain. >> part of interstate 70 is closed. here's sharon with wjz traffic control. >>> we also have several lanes on the beltway blocked. that's going to be on the west side outer loop, an area of wilkens. we have an area blocking three right lanes. on to the problem on 70, all lanes remain blocked on 70 eastbound. that's between u.s. 29 and the patapsco river bridge. they hope to have did cleared by 8 a.m. traffic is being detoured with a backup to baltimore national pike. watch for an accident on the beltway that one will be on the outer loop at 795. a car spun out there. the second accident involving a police vehicle on the outer loop approaching the jfx on 83. there's an accident there. another one in randalls town at liberty road. one at loch raven and one in anne arundel route 4 at talbot road. flooding at eastern boulevard and martin boulevard. a live look at your drive times and your speeds, down to 21 miles an hour on the west side outer loop, big delay there is. in
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Sep 30, 2010 5:00pm EDT
chopper 13 over the area where people are using kayaks as we saw to get around. captain mike perry has details from up above. captain mike? >> we have right now, mary some pretty significant rain shower right now. [no audio ] >> all right. that's captain mike perry reporting live over miller's island. we'll try to get back. first warning coverage continues right now. kelly mcferson is following the evacuations related to the system. we begin however with derek valcourt with baltimore county where first responders have been making rescues all day. derek? >> reporter: all over this side, the eastern side of baltimore county, we are here in the rosedale area just off route 40 a while ago. the water would have been up against mid-chest level which is why route 40 in this section was shut down literally. the water is wandering over the median creating a few problems. the water rushed into the parking lot of this tire shop over here. dozens of the tires literally rolled out into the streets. the problems here, just the tip of the iceberg. from dundalk to anne arundel county, the rains fell t
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Sep 1, 2010 5:00pm EDT
complete coverage continues now. captain mike perry is over the scene for us. mike, can -- what can you tell us, the situation just ending. >> yeah, we just heard that. we didn't notice anything significant until we heard derek say the suspect was shot. we saw three tactical officers walk into the front of the building. we did not see anyone that looked like a civilian or a hostage walk out from this side. and this is the georgia avenue side. it is unclear at this point where police have evacuated those hostages. apparently still an ongoing situation. because whatever the man had strapped to him, they are treating as if it were a potential explosive device. and that is why they are keeping everything cordoned off at this point. we have seen no -- [ inaudible ] especially if they weren't wearing tactical gear, walk toward the building. what you're seeing now is retie -- pretty much staut status quo. police holding here. the tactical unit and bomb squad continues to do their job. back to you on tv hill. >> thank you, captain mike perry, reporting live. the armed gunman, again, has been sh
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Sep 27, 2010 6:00am EDT
they ruled against us, when he brought the guy outside and he started shoving and michael oher decided to protect this house and have his teammates back, when the crowd let the officials know what they thought of the calls, that was loud. >> i thought it was a creative twosylabol cheer. >> it worked. the special teams worked great. the punts was on target. and billy's lay was in fine form yesterday. and forget the one missed field goal. honestly, he was playing for the win and coming from where i sat, it was like this. if you were playing from the win, you were out of luck, other than that, he sent them back. >> it was perfect. the special teams was huge. >> real quick, this is on the computer. this is part of the ride across america. washington boulevard, next sunday, 11:00, we're starting the tailgate and we'll hang around at 1:00 and all proceeds are going to the ride across america. we'll talk about that more thursday and friday. i'll leave there at half time to go and join the bulldog and everyone at the field house. we're going to raise money to fight breast cancer as the ravens
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Sep 9, 2010 6:00am EDT
station. and also, the blue guy will be with us, also. >> sharon has the traffic after the weather. >>> well, a nice day shaping up we have temperatures in the 50s and a lot of stars outside. we're going to 76 degrees. the average is 80 and breezy and cooler. not as windy as yesterday, but the breeze is still out there. 54 degrees and tomorrow, a nice day and full of sunshine we'll have the complete updated forecast in a few moments. >>> trouble on 95, south of the city. here's sharon. >>> hi, there, don, we have an accident on 95 and we have a problem we can show you live outside on 895. watch for debris on 895 southbound. that's blocking the right lane. not sure about the debris, but it's causing a minor backup. and 95 past 175 on the shoulder. fire activity in the city. also, traffic lights remaining on flash in the city at north charles street. there's a look at the speeds around the beltway. everything's at speed and above on the top and the westside's of the beltway. now, taking another look outside. and there's a look at the topside. same for the westside of the beltway. rem
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